Diving Fiji Vs Tahiti:  How Does the Underwater World Compare at These Two Island Destinations?

When it comes to choosing between diving Fiji or Tahiti where should you start? Here are two seemingly identical tropical islands in the South Pacific that offer picture-postcard beaches, warm waters and excellent diving and snorkeling experiences. Let’s start with Tahiti. The largest island in French Polynesia, Tahiti is divided into Tahiti Nui (the larger,…

Fiji Vs Moorea: How Do You Choose Between These Two South Pacific Islands?

How do you choose between Fiji vs Moorea? Do you even know where they are? Let’s start with their location. Fiji and Moorea are both located in the South Pacific. Moorea Island is northwest of Tahiti in French Polynesia and is surrounded by a bright blue lagoon. Fiji is almost 4,000km due west of Moorea,…

Turtle Island Provides Covid-19 Relief for Families In The Community

Turtle Island and its past guests along with friends and family have come together once again to help support the families in the Yasawas. In October 2021, Turtle Island delivered essential food and other supplies to help assist over 500 families from the Nacula and Yasawa districts. With the recent outbreak in Fiji and almost…

Tahiti vs Hawaii: What Can You Expect From These Two Tropical Island Paradises?

  There’s just over 4,000 km between them, but in South Pacific terms Tahiti and Hawaii are practically neighbors. And with their sun-kissed beaches, it’s hard to beat Tahiti or Hawaii. Let’s start with a Tahiti vacation. Known for its black-sand beaches, tropical lagoons and waterfalls, Tahiti is 4,400 km south of Hawaii, 7,900km from…

Tahiti vs Cook Islands: Two South Pacific Islands – How do you choose between the two?

  Thinking about a South Pacific vacation? Then take a closer look at Tahiti vs Cook Islands for some truly tropical inspiration.   COOK ISLANDS The Cook Islands is a Polynesian nation of 15 islands that lie seemingly scattered across the South Pacific. Halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand, the islands are renowned for their…

How To Make Fresh Fijian Kokoda

 Bring the taste of Fiji to your kitchen and follow Michelle from Turtle Island’s culinary team to see how you can make fresh Fijian kokoda at home! Kokoda is a traditional Fijian dish made from freshly caught local fish. It’s similar to ceviche where the raw fish is cooked by marinating it in lime…

Fiji vs Cook Islands: Can You Spot The Difference Between These Two South Pacific Countries?

FIJI VS COOK ISLANDS Renowned for its snorkeling, scuba diving and calm lagoons, the Cook Islands is a Polynesian nation in the South Pacific halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand. Its 15 islands are scattered over a vast area of the South Pacific. Its largest island, Rarotonga, is home to rugged mountains and Avarua, the…

Bora Bora vs Tahiti: Where Would You Go?

  BORA BORA VS TAHITI: WHERE WOULD YOU GO? Given that Bora Bora and Tahiti both belong to the same archipelago of islands in French Polynesia, you’d be forgiven for thinking they were pretty similar. And you’d be right – up to a point: Bora Bora and Tahiti are two South Pacific islands boasting picture-postcard…

Tahiti vs The Maldives: How to Choose Between the Two?

  When it comes to tropical island paradises, it doesn’t come much better than Tahiti or the Maldives. Here are two quintessential island destinations that score high on the honeymoon front with amazing beaches and stunning lagoons. So how do you choose between the two – Tahiti vs the Maldives? If you’re planning on a…

Phuket vs Fiji Vacation: Two Island Destinations With So Much To Offer

Phuket or Fiji? How do you choose between these two island escapes which offer a tantalising mix of luxury accommodation, stunning scenery and fascinating culture? Fiji can be found in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean, with Hawaii and New Zealand its closest neighbours. With more than 300 islands and 540 islets – all…

How To Choose Your Next Island Adventure: Fiji vs Seychelles

FIJI VS SEYCHELLES: The attraction of both Fiji and Seychelles lies in their splendid isolation. Here are two archipelagos that are scattered across the ocean with no neighbours in sight for literally miles. Let’s take a look at Fiji first. This island country is made up of more than 300 islands and 540 islets in…

Hawaii vs Bahamas: Idyllic Destinations Compared

  Searching for a tropical getaway? Then a Hawaii or Bahamas vacation is going to be hard to beat given the natural beauty of both island destinations. Around 2,000 miles to the west of the US, Hawaii is home to eight major islands that have been well developed with resorts, hotels and plenty of activities…

Our Commitment to Your Safety

Our Commitment to Your Safety Turtle Island is proud to be a part of the Care Fiji Commitment. It’s our commitment to traveler safety and a program developed to include enhanced standards of safety, health protocols and measures so that we can safely welcome back guests to our pristine Island home. The commitment statement is…

Where to Go for Your Next Vacation: Fiji vs Thailand

Choosing between a Thailand vs Fiji vacation won’t be an easy choice, given the abundance of pristine beaches and warm waters, culture and history and some of the freshest and tastiest food you’ll ever experience. Sitting in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and New Zealand, Fiji is your quintessential tropical island…

Fiji Vs Bahamas: Vacation Destinations Compared

For most visitors to Fiji and Bahamas, the top attractions are the powder-soft white beaches, the crystal-clear water and year-round sunshine. Fiji and Bahamas share a lot of similarities: both are archipelagos scattered over vast blue oceans; Fiji comprises more than 300 islands and 540 islets in the South Pacific Ocean, between Hawaii and New…

Fiji Vs French Polynesia: Which Bucket List Destination Is For You?

Fiji or French Polynesia? You’ll have heard of both and you might have a vague idea of where to find them – somewhere in the vastness that is the South Pacific Ocean. But what sets them apart and how do you go about choosing between the two when it comes to your dream vacation? French…

Fiji Vs Bali: How Do These Two Island Destinations Compare?

Endless sandy beaches, warm tropical waters and plenty of sunshine. Fiji or Bali both deliver when it comes to dream island destinations. Fiji can be found in the South Pacific Ocean and is home to more than 300 islands. Bali is the largest island in Indonesia, located in the Indian Ocean, just west of the…

Fiji Vs Maldives: Two Luxury Island Destinations

On the face of it you’ll be hard pressed to find any differences between Fiji vs Maldives:  both islands offer the ultimate in romantic getaways with picture perfect white-sand beaches, crystal-clear water and luxury accommodation. Fiji or Maldives are both island archipelagos close to the equator: Fiji boasts more than 300 islands sprinkled close together…

Fiji Vs Bora Bora: How Do These Two Dream Island Destinations Compare?

Think Fiji vs Bora Bora and you’ll find a lot of similarities: two South Pacific islands boasting picture-postcard beaches, tropical verdant backdrops and an abundance of marine life. Then there’s the vast array of accommodation, fine dining and activities, from scuba diving and snorkelling to beach picnics, mountain hikes and deep-sea fishing trips. But pour…

Your Next Tropical Getaway: Fiji vs Tahiti?

FIJI OR TAHITI: WHERE TO GO FOR YOUR NEXT ISLAND GETAWAY Fiji and Tahiti are both breathtaking destinations in the South Pacific with much to offer visitors. Both have many wonderful accommodation options, powdery sand beaches, crystal-clear waters to explore, and a plethora of activities to suit each type of vacation from honeymoons to family…

Turtle Island Helps Drive Vaccine Awareness In The Community

Turtle Island and other tourism operators in our region have stepped up to support health teams carry out vaccination programs within the Yasawa Islands. Ms. Lavenia Naivalu, the Nacula Tikina spokesperson and first female district officer for the region, said the Covid-19 Vaccination Awareness group was fully funded by Turtle Island Resort. With other tourism…

Turtle Island helps kids go back to school during COVID-19 pandemic

January 2021 – On Monday, 18 January, students in the Nacula District began a new year at school after the Christmas holidays. What is usually an exciting time with fresh faces and supplies was overshadowed by the crippling effects of COVID-19 on Fiji’s tourism industry, coupled with the destruction of tropical Cyclone Yasa. Nearing 12…

Rent An Island For The Ultimate Escape

  RENT YOUR OWN ISLAND They’re the ultimate escape offering the promise of total privacy, world-class experiences and gourmet cuisine. The allure of jetting off to your own private island has never been more appealing, especially in these current uncertain times. And while it may cost a few million dollars to buy a private island,…

The Best Vacation Proposal Ideas

  Wedding proposals are a major life event and can therefore be a daunting process. Wedding website – The Yes Girls – says that one of the biggest fears they hear is “Is my proposal going to be as unique as our love story or will it be just like everyone else’s?” Be it the…

Fiji Islands: The 12 Best Places to Visit

Few places in the world are as beautiful as Fiji. In fact, the country is one of the most unique in the world. However, first-time visitors typically have a lot of questions about this exotic vacation destination. One that tops the list is: “Fiji has how many tropical islands?” Well, the answer is that Fiji…

The Mamanuca Islands in Fiji: Vacation Destination Guide

A Guide to Mamanuca Islands, Fiji When it comes to world-class island paradises, Fiji ranks among the very best in the world. Fine white sand, crystal clear water, and diverse marine life—this island nation is truly a gem of the Pacific. And among Fiji’s more than 300 islands, some of the most amazing beaches and…

Best Time to Visit Fiji: Guide to Travel Year-Round

What’s The Best Time of Year to Go to Fiji? One of the advantages of being a Pacific island is that Fiji is a fantastic destination year-round. That means you can easily fit a Fiji dream vacation into your holiday calendar, even during the winter months. There are, however, certain best times of year to…

Food in Fiji: Traditional Cuisine & Popular Dishes

A Guide to Food in Fiji Known for its clear waters and pristine white beaches, Fiji is truly one of the most beautiful island paradises on Earth. However, many people don’t pay much attention to the food, and that’s a shame. Fiji happens to have one of the most diverse and fascinating island cuisines in…

Fiji vs Hawaii: Dream Vacation Destinations Compared

Your Next Travel Destination: Fiji or Hawaii? Are you looking for a serene tropical getaway? The temptation to travel to Fiji, Hawaii, or any Polynesian island makes sense, given the natural beauty of these destinations. These exotic islands offer some of the most luxurious beaches around the world. Delectable, traditional food can be found around…

10 Most Beautiful Turquoise Water Destinations in The World

Gazing into the sea’s swirling blue or turquoise water is known as a calming, inspiring, and even healing experience for the mind and body. It turns out, the secret to happiness just may be found in the clear blue water of the ocean or sea! If you’re looking to melt away as the sound of…

TURTLE ISLAND WINS NO.1 RESORT IN WORLD’S BEST AWARDS 2020

  July 2020 – For a second consecutive year, the iconic Turtle Island continues to make Fiji proud by being crowned the No.1 Resort in the South Pacific and ranked a Top 100 Hotels in the World by Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. Now in its 25th year, Travel + Leisure collected the results…

The Fiji Bula Bubble

What is the Bula Bubble? The Bula Bubble is a travel arrangement the Fiji government has proposed to welcome back holidaymakers from Australia and New Zealand. This would allow visitors from both countries to travel to Fiji after meeting a set of requirements. On 21 June Fiji’s Prime Minister, Frank Bainimarama, presented Phase 2 of…

What is the Pacific Travel Bubble?

  The Pacific Travel Bubble is a concept created during the Covid 19 outbreak. It originally started as a Trans-Tasman Bubble between New Zealand and Australia which led to Pacific Island Leaders expressing an interest to join the bubble. Essentially, the Pacific Bubble will allow countries that are deemed Covid free to open their borders…

VOTED #1 IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC – Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards

August 2019 – Turtle Island makes Fiji proud by taking top honors in the 2019 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, winning the #1 spot in the Top Resort Hotels in the South Pacific and ranking #12 among the Top 100 Hotels in the World. The annual Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, one of…

2021 CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER AWARDS – VOTE FOR US!

 Follow these 5 simple steps below to vote for your Turtle family: Visit https://www.cntraveler.com/rca/vote Login or quickly register (email or Facebook) Choose Hotel & Resorts Type Turtle Island Fiji Rate your experience! Voting closes on 31 May 2021. Vinaka vaka levu and sota tale!

Best Beaches in Fiji: Explore & Experience the Ocean Water

9 of The Best Beaches in Fiji Sparkling waters, powdery white beaches, and lush jungle landscapes: Fiji is every bit the dream destination it’s made out to be. Nestled in the South Pacific Ocean to the east of Australia, this fantastical archipelago of over 300 islands offers some of the world’s most heavenly coastlines. It’s…

What is Ecotourism? – Concept Explanation & Goals

What is Ecotourism? Tourism is currently seeing a boost unlike any other time in history. While this is a good thing, it has taken a toll on our environment. Nature and local communities are sacrificed in the name of profits, just to accommodate the ever-increasing number of tourists every year. That’s why sustainable tourism, or…

KINI’S HOMEMADE CHOCOLATE CROISSANTS

 Mother’s Day may look a little different this year and we hope wherever you are this Sunday, you are able to spend time with family at home or virtually. Since you can’t be with us on Turtle Island, we want to help you celebrate by sharing Kini’s famous chocolate croissant recipe that many of…

Fiji Map: Turtle Island

   Fiji has quickly earned a reputation as one of the most coveted tourist destinations in the world. While most people have a general understanding of where Fiji is located on a map, pinpointing the specific location might prove to be a challenge. To help you gain a better understanding of Fiji’s geography, let…

Fiji Weather: A Climate Guide

Fiji is a dream destination for many, but to get the most out of the journey, it’s important to realize the impacts of Fiji’s weather. This will help you choose the best time of the year to visit these paradise islands. While Fiji’s climate is generally enjoyable all year round, there are differences between the…

Things to do in Fiji

As you plan your trip to this south pacific paradise, you will be considering what things to to in Fiji when you arrive. The answer is – as little or as much as you like – as there are so many options for travelers in this spectacular destination.   Into the Blue Activities Fiji is…

Packing for Fiji: What to Bring for Your Tropical Getaway – Turtle Island

It’s Time to Get Packing for Fiji! While packing for Fiji is relatively stress-free it is still important to make sure that you consider everything you might need to put on that Fiji holiday packing list to make sure you are well prepared for your trip away.   What Luggage Should I Pack For Fiji:…

COVID-19: A Message from Turtle Island

  Bula Vinaka, First and foremost, we want to wish you and your families well and hope all of you are safe during this unprecedented time. As always, we remain committed above all else to the health and safety of our team, guests and local community, all of whom are like family to us. We…

Turtle Island Celebrates Life Renewed at Forty

(March 2020) Turtle Island, a private luxury island in the Yasawa Group, Fiji is celebrating its 40th anniversary. A traditional ceremony honoring the seven Chiefs of the Nacula tikina, the local area to which Turtle Island belongs, was held recently to mark this very special milestone year.   American entrepreneur and eco-visionary Richard Evanson was…

Best Activities to Enjoy on Land in Fiji

Fiji is an honest answer to bond to the natural and scenic beauty. This tiny island nation located in the South Pacific boasts of rugged mountains, blue lagoons, beaches fringed with palm trees, and a nearly perfect climate. If you are searching for the best things to do in Fiji, then Turtle Island Fiji is…

The Best All Inclusive Fiji Vacation – Turtle Island Fiji

Turtle Island is a beautiful and exquisite paradise getaway which has much to offer for holiday lovers. It is located on a 500 acre Fijian island and it covers the whole island hence increasing its privacy. The resort has a serene ambience with wonderful scenery surroundings. Be sure that the neighboring Yasawa Islands and the…

Top Scuba Diving Destination: The Soft Coral Capital of The World

Our Resort on Turtle Island Situated out on the Pacific Ocean, the more than three hundred islands that make up the nation of Fiji are a popular destination for tourists from all around the world. Little surprise when said islands include spectacular sights such as Turtle Island, which serves as home to our resort. Befitting…

Beach Wedding Ideas: Renewing Your Vows in Fiji

There are many reasons to renew уоur vows. Couples often wish tо “renew” theіr marriage after surviving an unsettling period, while some are simply loоking to celebrate their marriage by underlining their sentiments from their first set of vows. Іn some cases, couples married іn an informal ceremony simply wаnt tо have а mоrе formal…

The Ultimate Beach Wedding – Reserve an Entire Fiji Island Resort

If your ideal wedding is a destination wedding on a beautiful island, then the luxurious Fiji island resort is what you are looking for all along. This Turtle Island Resort is the most exclusive, exquisite and most private resort you will ever come across. Sitting alone on a 500-acre island, it has only 14 villas…

Destination Weddings to Remember on Fiji’s Turtle Island

Destination weddings are one of the best ways to create a personalized wedding and honeymoon experience that will be truly memorable. Not only is your wedding going to be in a very special place, but it also serves as a wonderful vacation for those short list guests. There are many ways to plan destination weddings,…

Worlds Top Fishing Trips: Turtle Island Fiji

  The next time you plan one of your fishing trips, you need to have the best, and Turtle Island offers just that. The main attraction at Fiji is not just the fantastic beaches and the astounding beauty, but also the resources hiding below the surface of the Fiji’s Pacific Ocean’s water. There is a lot…

Finding Your Perfect Tropical Getaway at Turtle Island Fiji

As you plan your next vacation, make sure you reserve a villa at Turtle Island Resort if you want to create the most perfect tropical getaway possible. No matter how many spectacular islands you have been to, you haven’t had the ideal vacation if you haven’t yet been to this island in Fiji. So whether…

Enjoy a World Class Sailing Adventure in Fiji

If you’re looking for an unforgettable sailing experience this summer – or really any time of the year – Fiji’s Turtle Island Resort is worth checking out. You might have been sailing before, but you’ve probably never been to a place this beautiful on a boat. If you’re looking for a world class sailing adventure…

7 Reasons to Visit Turtle Island Fiji

Turtle Island Fiji is a dream vacation destination. Numerous people, maybe even you have Turtle Island ranked high on their bucket travel list. Turtle Island gives the traveler numerous reasons to visit from exploring the natural habitats to participating in recreational activities. You may want to consider the seven top reasons to visit an all…

What to Know About Dining on Turtle Island

Dining Opportunities on Turtle Island Good food is one of our oldest and dearest pleasures, so it should come as no surprise to learn that Turtle Island comes prepared to provide. However, while Fijian cuisine can come up with mouth-watering meals capable of appealing to even the most experienced palates, what sets us apart is…

Reconnect with your partner in the laps of Fiji luxury

Set upon 500 exclusive acres Turtle Island resort is situated amidst white sandy beaches, lush green sceneries and spectacular natural beauty. True lavishness is treasured in the privacy of the resort’s “bures” or villas. The flawless shift from indoor to outdoor living creates a stimulating relaxed yet lavish ambiance. Diving in an inimitable underwater world,…

Top 5 Turtle Island Resort Activities You Shouldn’t Miss

The Turtle Island Resort Fiji is a dreamy, high-class and romantic, classified island resort, located in a secluded location in Fiji. It is an ideal place to stay during your honeymoon. During your vacation at the resort, you will share the facilities with just thirteen other couples. You can reserve to enjoy a luxurious private…

Top 5 Romantic Activities to Enjoy in Fiji

For most people, breaking up the monotony and stress they have in their daily lives is a top priority. By having too much stress in your life, you will be at a higher risk of developing a plethora of different health conditions. One of the best ways to forget your troubles is taking a vacation…

5 Ways to Have the Perfect Fiji Vacation

For most people, a vacation to the lush South Pacific tropical paradise of the Fiji Islands is a dream vacation all by itself. However, all Fiji vacations are not the same. If you are looking for the perfect Fiji vacation, these 5 tips will help you achieve your goal. 5.) Stay away from the city…

9 Exciting Activities You Must Do In Fiji

As the summer months rapidly approach, many people are starting to get the itch to vacation. With all of the various vacation destinations out there, you will need to do some research to find the best option for your needs. If you are looking for a piece of tropical paradise, then look no further than…

Turtle Island Awarded ‘Fiji’s Leading Resort 2018’ by World Travel Awards

Turtle Island, Fiji, 6 September 2018 — Turtle Island Fiji is honored to be announced as ‘Fiji’s Leading Resort 2018’ by World Travel Awards (WTA). Asia and Australasia’s premium travel brands were unveiled at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2018. Hundreds of the leading figures from Asia and Australasia’s travel and…

10 Fun Facts About Fijian Culture

According to island legend, Fiji history began when Chief Lutunasobasoba , the “Box of Blessings” and his followers traveled across the seas and landed on Fiji. Historians think that the original Fijians actually came from Southeast Asia through the Malay Peninsula over three thousand years ago, when Polynesians came to live on Fiji but were later invaded and…

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